No persisting effect of partial sleep curtailment on cognitive performance and declarative memory recall in adolescents.

@article{Kopasz2010NoPE,
  title={No persisting effect of partial sleep curtailment on cognitive performance and declarative memory recall in adolescents.},
  author={Marta Kopasz and Barbara Loessl and Gabriele Valerius and Eva K{\"o}nig and Nora Matthaeas and Magdolna Hornyak and Corinna Kloepfer and Christoph Nissen and Dieter Riemann and Ulrich Voderholzer},
  journal={Journal of sleep research},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 1 Pt 1},
  pages={71-9}
}
Growing evidence indicates that sleep facilitates learning and memory processing. Sleep curtailment is increasingly common in adolescents. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of short-term sleep curtailment on declarative memory consolidation in adolescents. A randomized, cross-over study design was chosen. Twenty-two healthy subjects, aged 14-16 years, spent three consecutive nights in the sleep laboratory with a bedtime of 9 h during the first night (adaptation), 4 h during the… CONTINUE READING